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Latest American Civil War Stories

2014-06-27 23:10:07

Cheatham Hill and the 150th anniversary of the Civil War battle at Kennesaw Mountain (GA) are honored in the second posting of the summer War Cry Heal Union series from Ew Publishing. Bryan W. Brickner discusses the unrepresented citizen-soldiers on both sides of the battle and finds middle ground for all in the American constitutional concept of We the People. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 “The tunnel Federal soldiers dug on Cheatham Hill is still visible,” opened political...

2013-11-25 23:00:11

Living Legacy Tree Planting Ceremony Took Place on November 19, 2013 at Gettysburg National Military Park as Part of Dedication Day Gettysburg, PA (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 In commemoration of the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership has launched a legacy project of national significance. The Living Legacy Project is a simple yet eloquent plan to plant one tree for each of the 620,000 soldiers who died, as a living memorial for their...

High-Resolution 3D Sonar Images Taken Of Sunken US Navy Ship USS Hatteras
2013-01-21 07:45:44

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The only US Navy warship to be sunk in the Gulf of Mexico during the Civil War has been painstakingly detailed using new 3D sonar imagery at its resting place in the murky southern waters. The new images paint a detailed description of how the vessel may have met its demise: a gaping shell hole in the ship´s hull. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration´s (NOAA) Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS)...

2013-01-14 23:00:29

Rich in historical details, this character-driven, fast-paced novel views the Civil War through the eyes of a man battling what doctors in that era called "soldier's heart" (PTSD). Readers learn that many southerners felt conflicted about the war, slavery, conscription and the role of mercenary blockade-runners. Estero, Florida (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 "The Reckoning" is the first-person account of Ed Canfield, a blockade runner battling his own demons and deadly foes on every side....


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